Pastor Erick- lead Pastor at Surfside. He is a father to four awesome kids and married to His wife Kristin. He holds a Biology Degree and a Secondary Education Degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Dr. Brookins also holds a Masters in Theology and a Doctorate of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He also teaches seminary on occasion.
Pastor Brookins utilizes humor and life illustrations to bring the Bible to life. He also openly shares his struggles in life, and his growth through Christ. Surfside is the perfect place for imperfect people with an imperfect pastor who loves a perfect God. God makes us perfect even with our imperfections and takes our sins and makes us righteous.
"I love our Surfside family. They really love, forgive, and serve together. We have so many folks who have been away from church for many years and now they are glad to call Surfside home. It's an honor to pastor a church that is a wonderful spiritual family." Pastor Erick
Rodney Walker- Associate Pastor Rodney is married to Sheila Walker. He holds a Bible degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological seminary and was one of the original members of Surfside. Rodney heads up our small group ministry, visits the hospital, and does any assignment given by Pastor Erick. Rodney is a great asset to Surfside and an amazing pastor.
Interim Worship- David Alexander
David was born and raised in a small suburb of Indianapolis, IN. He moved to Florida in 1988 and has lived in Brevard County since 2004. David joined Surfside in 2014 and has been the keyboard player in the praise band since that time. Over the past 3 years, he has “filled in” on several occasions as the worship leader and led the congregation in praise and worship. In Oct 2017, an opportunity opened up for David to step into the full time worship leader position. David and his wife, Michelle, love serving at Surfside Community Fellowship and making a difference for God’s Kingdom! When he’s not leading worship, David enjoys motorcycling, fishing and listening to all styles of music. You can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Ministry- Tracey Risley- Tracey has a heart for youth and children. She has a passion to see Kids and teens come to know Christ and grow in Him.
Ministry Support Staff
Mike Williams-Finance/Senior Adults/Other- Mike Williams has known pastor Erick for over 15 years. Mike is a retired public school English teacher from NY state. Mike was away from church for over 30 years before coming back home to Christ. Pastor Erick baptized Mike and his entire family. Mike handles all the finances of the church and also helps organize our senior adult ministry. Mike is in the office several days a week and handles many office functions.
Diann Green- Office Manager/Organizer of all things Surfside- Diann is pastor Erick's office manager and personal assistant. She handles so many different functions we just call her "organizer of all things". She has incredible organizational skills, a servant heart, and helps Pastor Erick with all areas of ministries.